10 Reasons why Queen Square is the perfect hang out this Spring in Liverpool

Spring has sprung in Liverpool and with it comes the perfect opportunity to explore the bustling Queen Square.

Having welcomed a number of new brands to the area over Winter, Queen Square has an impressive leisure offering including restaurants, bars and pubs, that are sure to get your tastebuds tingling.  Less than a minute from Lime Street Station and with a busy bus station of it’s own, Queen Square has your breakfast, lunch dinner and sweet treats sorted, all in one handy destination, from desserty goodness, a taste of Italy, Brazil and now Mexico, food on the go from your favourite chains, a cold pint or glass of bubbles and the chance to dine alfresco in the Spring sunshine.

With handy parking at Q Park, both the Liverpool Empire, Playhouse and Royal Court Theatre on the doorstep and breath-taking exhibitions and events at the St George’s Quarter just a stones throw away, Queen Square is truly in the heart of Liverpool. Scroll down to win the perfect day out at Queen Square.

Here’s 10 reasons why Queen Square is the perfect hang out this Spring in Liverpool….

1 – Desserts Galore at Icestone Gelato

With old school desserts such as Jam Roly Poly, and waffles, cakes and shakes, this Queen Square dessert emporium offers sit in and take away treats for sweetie fans of all ages. Find out more here. 

2 – Get a taste of Mexico at brand new restaurant, Savina

Savina Mexican restaurant has just thrown open its doors at Queen Square and we can’t get enough of the tasty tacos and stuff burritos and the look and feel of this fresh new eatery. A perfect place to grab a quick and tasty lunch, celebrate with family and friends or spice up date night, you can check out the menu and find out more here. 

3 – Theatre Treats

With not one, but 3 theatres on the door step, there’s never been a better time to treat yourself to pre-show drinks or dinner, or even just affordable, safe parking at Queen Square. Spring welcomes shows at the Liverpool Empire such as Wicked and Hairspray, the Royal Court sees Liver Bird Flying Home and the Playhouse lines up The Little Matchgirl, Ruby Wax and Roald Dahl classics.

4 – Food on the Go at Five Guys

Taking up the huge corner plot of Queen Square, Five Guys is perfectly located to grab a burger on the go before jumping on the bus home or lining your stomach before a big night out. Menu and more here. 

5 – Sports Lounge at Genting Casino

Catch all the sporting action from around the globe on huge screens at Genting Casino and Sport Lounge, from international football to golf and boxing and beyond. You can pre-book a table and buckets of ice-cold Bud before kick-off too. More info here. 

6 – Ask Italian

ASK Italian

Book a sophisticated date night or lunch with the girls at Ask Italian for an authentic Italian dining experience at Queen Square and tuck into lovingly prepared classic and modern Italian dishes cooked with gusto! Menus and booking here. 

7 – Celebrate Mother’s Day at Queen Square

Whether your mum enjoys refined dining, a fun family gathering, a bit of a dance and a sing song or night at the theatre, there’s something for every mum at Queen Square, and let’s face it, scouse mums deserve the best!

8 – La Tasca Sunshine

As Spring arrives, so too does the good weather and what better way to prepare for summer days than by dining on the terrace at La Tasca. Serving up the freshest Spanish cuisine, get your mates together, take on a huge paella dish and raise a toast to summer days. Menus and booking here. 

9 – See Ancient China unveiled at World Museum

Open now until 28th October 2018, China’s First Emperor & the Terracotta Warriors is a breath-taking exhibition that offers visitors the chance to step back in time, almost 2,000 years to ancient China. With more than 180 artefacts to see, including 10 Terracotta Warriors, unearthed after 2,500 years buried underground guarding the Imperial Mausoleum, this is a must see for 2018. Click here for tickets. 

10 – Feast of Fire

Easter is set to get hot, hot, hot at Queen Square as St John’s Gardens welcomes Feast of Fire, a family-friendly celebration that involves a whole lot of fire. From street performance, firey installations, wood-fired food and flaming drinks, this 7 night festival is split into early and late sessions to suit visitors of all ages. Click here to find out more and book your tickets now. 


Here’s your chance to sample the perfect day out at Queen Square as we’re offering a pair of tickets to ‘China’s First Emperor & the Terracotta Warriors’ at World Museum, a meal for two at Copacabana Brazilian restaurant, and desserts for two afterwards at Icestone Gelato! All you have to do to be in with a chance of winning is head to our Twitter or Facebook page, check out the Queen Square competition post and simply follow the instructions.

The T’s & C’s

The Queen Square competition is open to those aged 18 or over. Social Media Giveaway Competitions via our social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) are free to enter. You simply need to visit one of our social platforms and follow the instructions. We will typically ask you to share our post, tag in a friend or multiple friends and to follow or like the page of a third party prize provider. You MUST be a follower of The Guide Liverpool on either Facebook, Twitter or Instagram in order to qualify for entry. We’ll announce the winner on Monday 19th March 2018 .

To find out more about what’s on offer at Queen Square, head to www.queensquare.co.uk and don’t forget to follow @QueenSq_Lpool on Twitter for regular updates on events and happenings. 

What’s your favourite Queen Square venue and why? Drop us a line on Twitter, Facebook or tag us on Instagram and we’ll share your suggestions on our socials. Happy Spring Liverpool!

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